Location

Relaxation in a spectacular location

An exquisite setting in which to relax and enjoy yourself, with a wonderful view out over the city, lake and mountains. The Dolder Grand offers all of this and more – it is situated high above Zurich, not far from the city centre and yet in beautiful natural surroundings.

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History

Over 100 years of hospitality

The Dolder Grand in Zurich has been the very epitome of hospitality since 1899. A complete renovation in 2008 created a new city resort with exquisite cuisine, a unique art collection and an unrivalled spa.

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Magazine and brochures

Keep up with the latest news

Would you like to read about everything that the Dolder Grand has to offer in more detail? If so, we can highly recommend our magazine and our dedicated brochures for the different areas of the Hotel.

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Art

An exquisite collection of paintings and sculptures

Since the reopening in 2008, about 150 artworks have graced the Dolder Grand. Most of the artworks are displayed in the public areas.

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Awards

Award-winning service

Since the reopening in 2008, our Hotel has received a number of awards from industry magazines and panels. Our latest honour is one of which we are particularly proud: the Dolder Grand has been named “Hotel of the Year 2016” by GaultMillau Switzerland.

  • Awards

    Awards won by the Dolder Grand:

    August 2016

    • Bilanz
      Hotel ratings
      Second place in the Swiss City Hotel category

     

    August 2015

    • GaultMillau
      Hotel of the Year 2016

     

    August 2015

    • Virtuoso Best of the Best Awards
      Best Spa

     

    May 2015

    • SonntagsZeitung
      Swiss hotel ratings
      Best City Hotel

     

    February 2015

    • World Spa & Wellness Awards
      Hotel Spa of the Year: Western Europe & Scandinavia

     

    December 2014

    • Guide Bleu 2014/15
      Heiko Nieder: Le Grand Chef du Guide Bleu

     

    November 2014

    • SpaFinder Wellness Travel Award
      Country Winner 2014
      Best Hotel and Spa in Switzerland

     

    October 2014

    • GaultMillau Germany
      Heiko Nieder: Best German Chef Abroad

     

    May 2014

    • SonntagsZeitung
      Swiss hotel ratings
      Best City Hotel

     

    July 2013

    • Bilanz
      Hotel ratings
      Heiko Nieder: Hotel Chef of the Year

     

    July 2013

    • Bilanz
      Hotel ratings
      Second place in the Swiss City Hotel category

     

    May 2013

    • SonntagsZeitung
      Swiss hotel ratings
      Best City Hotel

     

    October 2012

    • GaultMillau 2013
      Heiko Nieder: Most Improved Chef of the Year
      The Restaurant: 18 GaultMillau points

     

    July 2012

    • Bilanz
      Hotel ratings
      First place in the Swiss City Hotel category

     

    May 2012

    • SonntagsZeitung
      Swiss hotel ratings
      Best City Hotel

     

    March 2012

    • World Spa Awards (UK)
      Hotel Spa of the Year, Europe

     

    October 2011

    • SpaFinder Readers’ Choice Award (US)
      Best Spa in Switzerland
      International Best Interior Design

     

    August 2011

    • Bilanz
      Hotel ratings
      First place in the Swiss City Hotel category

     

    May 2011

    • SonntagsZeitung
      Swiss hotel ratings
      Best City Hotel

     

    November 2010

    • Condé Nast Traveler (UK)
      The Gold List 2011 (world’s best hotels)

     

    November 2010

    • Guide Michelin
      The Restaurant: 2 Michelin stars

     

    May 2010

    • European Hospitality Awards (UK)
      Hotel of the Year
      Hotel Design Innovation of the Year

     

    March 2010

    • Gala Spa Award (DE)
      Winner in the “Luxury Hotel City/Resort” category

     

    January 2010

    • The Gallivanter’s Guide (UK)
      Editor’s Choice Award 2009

     

    October 2009

    • SpaFinder (US)
      Spa Finder Readers’ Choice Award

     

    August 2009

    • Wallpaper and Fortune (UK) 
Listed as one of the “Best Business Hotels 2009”

     

    May 2009

    • Travel + Leisure (US)
      It List: 45 Best New Hotels of 2009

     

    May 2009

    • Condé Nast Traveler (US)
      Hot List Hotels 2009
      Hot List Spas 2009

     

    April 2009

    • Condé Nast Traveller (UK)
      Hot List 2009

     

    January 2009

    • Wallpaper Design Awards 2009 (UK)
      Best New or Renovated Hotels

     

    November 2008

    • ForbesTraveler.com (US)
      Listed as one of the “World’s 50 Best New Hotels”

     

    November 2008

    • The European Hotel Design Awards 2008 (UK)
      Architecture of the Year – Conversion of an Existing Hotel Building

     

    September 2008

    • Tatler Spa Awards (UK)
      Smartest Escape

     

    August 2008

    • Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2008 (US)
      Listed as one of the “15 to Watch”

Partners

A unique contribution to culture and the arts

The Dolder Grand is a hotel partner of the Zurich Film Festival and the setting for its Zurich Summit event. We also maintain a partnership with “Zurich liest”, a festival of books and literature, which organises over 100 events in Zurich and the surrounding region.

Management

A strong team with strong leadership

A team of 407 staff from 51 countries is responsible for the success of the Dolder Grand. Each one of them contributes to lending your stay with us a very personal note.

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Eight courses of indulgence

Sample Heiko Nieder’s outstanding cuisine, which has been awarded 18 GaultMillau points and 2 Michelin stars. In stylish surroundings, our Chef Fine Dining serves an exquisite 8-course gourmet dinner composed of his latest creations.

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Couple’s Getaway at the Dolder Grand

Enjoy the perfect romantic getaway – a room for two with a guaranteed upgrade, an 8-course dinner in The Restaurant, a visit to the Dolder Grand Spa including a massage of your choice and a host of further extras.

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Revitalising balance

Each one of us has a unique situation in life, which means we all have different requirements when it comes to relaxing and finding inner balance. That is what the Dolder Grand Life Balance is all about – four packages that are tailored to help you deal specifically with the stresses of your everyday life.

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